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The White House is the official residence and principal workplace of the President of the United .... The main residence, as well as foundations of the house, were built largely by enslaved and free...

White House History - The White House

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For two hundred years, the White House has stood as a symbol of the Presidency , ... of the troops from a flag-draped grandstand built in front of the White House.

Building the White House - White House Historical Association

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Teacher's Text:The White House is an enduring symbol of our nation's leadership . It is also ... A view of the countryside where the nation's capital would be built.

White House - Facts & Summary - HISTORY.com

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Find out more about the history of White House, including videos, interesting articles, ... Built at a cost of $232,372, the two-story house was not quite completed ...

Inside the White House | The White House

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"This is really what the White House is all about. It's the “People's House.” It's a place that is steeped in history, but it's also a place where everyone should feel ...

Was the White House Built by Slaves? : snopes.com

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Jul 26, 2016 ... During her 2016 Democratic National Convention speech, Michelle Obama asserted that the White House had been built using slave labor.

First Lady References White House 'Built by Slaves' in Grad Speech ...

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First, the White House was not built solely — or even primarily — by slaves. In addition to the slaves, the labor force consisted of local (from Maryland and ...

The White House Was, in Fact, Built by Slaves | Smart News ...

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Jul 26, 2016 ... Along with the Capitol and other iconic buildings in Washington, D.C..

The ugly truth about the White House and its history of slavery - The ...

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Jul 26, 2016 ... Bill OReilly is rite! Da slaves dat built da WhiteHouse were "well fed & had decent lodgings" which R good things 2 have inbetween whippings.

Yes, Slaves Did Help Build the White House - The New York Times

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Jul 26, 2016 ... “If you think about it, it would be pretty obvious: The White House is a neo- Classical mansion that was built in the South during slavery, and a ...

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Q&A: Did slaves build the White House? - White House Historical ...

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Construction on the President's House began in 1792 in Washington, D.C., ... enslaved and free—to provide the bulk of labor that built the White House, the ...

History of the White House | Scholastic.com

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History of the White House and Washington, D.C. from 1792 to today. ... D.C., is one of the only cities in the world that was designed before it was built. First ...

Michelle Obama correct that the White House was built by slaves ...

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Jul 25, 2016 ... "I wake up every morning in a house (the White House) that was built by slaves." — Michelle Obama on Monday, July 25th, 2016 in a speech at ...